Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Electricity - production map
Breaking Putin's 'stranglehold' on energy? Good luck, Ed Davey
Daily Telegraph - 4/22/2014 11:07:07 AM
Saudi Arabia's willingness to use its vast oil reserves - the world's largest - to keep energy markets fluid during ... of the barrel in terms of hydrocarbon production. The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries already estimates that the marginal ...
Coal Politics in an Unequal World
Yale Global Online - 4/22/2014 11:28:35 AM
So why do I say it is hypocritical to ask India not to use coal? The fact is that coal is still the mainstay of energy production in most parts of the rich world. The only countries that have weaned themselves off coal are those that use nuclear power on a ...
Top Wind Power Countries Relative to Electricity Production (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
CleanTechnica - 6/5/2012 4:26:46 PM
Closing out this series (I think), below are the top countries in the world* for wind power capacity relative to electricity production**. In other words, these are the countries that have the most wind power compared to their electricity production.
UK energy quest highlights human rights concerns in gas-rich countries
theguardian.com - 4/22/2014 1:08:48 PM
This was for Azerbaijan, a country ... the former energy secretary and prime minister's special envoy for the Caspian region, told delegates at the LSE meeting on 7 March that the region was "presently one of the most exciting places in the world to ...
World’s coal resources rapidly running out of water
Renew Economy - 4/16/2014 3:36:06 AM
Water is essential for energy production—when water risks arise ... As well, more than 50 percent of the world’s largest coal-producing/consuming countries face high to extremely high levels of water stress, which can be attributed to the many ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
As the most populous country in the world and a rapidly developing economy, China is the largest energy consumer and producer in the world. The sheer size of its market has made China extremely influential in the world energy trade. Natural gas production ...
The Gross Society: We’re Entering an Age of Energy Impoverishment
Pacific Standard - 4/18/2014 7:18:37 PM
[T]he critical relationship between energy production and the energy cost of extraction ... more oil wells have been drilled here than in the rest of the world’s countries put together. What would the world look and feel like if we deliberately and ...
United States geothermal power market: Leading global production with over 3,000 megawatts of installed capacity
Live-PR - 4/22/2014 12:04:23 PM
the country was leading the worldwide production of geothermal electricity. The US had over 3,000 megawatts of installed capacity from 77 geothermal power plants. In fact, one of the biggest geothermal power plant in the world is located in the country ...
World Depends on Two Countries for Increase in Oil Production
Oil Price - 11/11/2013 11:59:04 PM
The IEA released the 2013 edition of its much-anticipated World Energy Outlook, which projects oil ... Yet, the IEA believes that over half of this production will come from two countries: Iraq and Brazil. First, let’s take Iraq. Iraq has the fifth ...
Challenges Lie Ahead for North American Oil Production
New York Times - 4/22/2014 1:37:26 PM
Canada’s oil sands have vaulted the country to energy superpower status ... been in decline as an oil producer in recent years, Canadian production has soared. The biggest oil find in the world last year occurred in deep waters off the coast of Newfoundland.
Energy Exploration ETFs To Consider In This Choppy Market
Financial Content - 4/18/2014 12:01:58 PM
To add to this, shale oil boom in the U.S. driven by the country’s energy independent mission has also supported this slice of the investing world as evident from increasing domestic production and falling imports. Some positive U.S. economic data and ...
Which countries produce the most geothermal electricity?
Greenbang - 6/3/2012 11:52:57 PM
the United States remains the world leader in geothermal electricity. It has a larger installed capacity than any other country: 3,187 MW (as of 2012), which equates to 28.4 percent of geothermal production worldwide. However, uncertainty has grown around ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
More important, Japan has very little domestic energy production and is forced to import most ... Not surprisingly, the countries are wealthy and among the world’s greenest as well, according to the Environmental Performance Index, a joint product ...
FACTBOX-Oil production cost estimates by country
Thomson Reuters - 7/28/2009 9:15:50 AM
The following provides estimates of the cost of running a field for OPEC members and other individual countries, obtained from traders and industry analysts. It also gives the International Energy ... of the world: Oilfields Estimated Production /source ...
Water Shortages Slow Energy Production Worldwide
The World Bank - 1/19/2014 11:55:58 PM
decreased energy production in power plants in the United States and threatened hydropower generation in many countries, including Sri Lanka, China and Brazil. The problem is expected only to get worse. By 2035, the world’s energy consumption will ...